X-15 in flight
The X-15 made 199 flights between June 1959 and October 1968. Until the maiden flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia in 1981, the X-15 held the world altitude and speed records for winged aircraft. Photograph and caption published in Winds of Change, 75th Anniversary NASA publication (page 69), by James Schultz.
Mediatype imageCreator NASA/Langley Research Center (NASA-LaRC)Date 9/1/1993Year 1993Nasaidentifier L89-10137Insightuid nasaNAS~2~2~6635~108257Source http://nix.ksc.nasa.gov/info?id=EL-2001-00429&orgid=1Identifier NIX-EL-2001-00429Addeddate 2009-09-24 03:15:28Publicdate 2009-09-24 03:22:02